Advance care planning in the ACT

This page provides a plain-English overview of the legal processes involved in planning ahead, as well as links to local information. To get advice about your individual circumstances it is recommended that you consult with one of the agencies referred to below or a legal practitioner.

Are there programs, websites or documents of interest related to advance care planning in the ACT?

Yes. Try these resources.

Advance Care Planning information from ACT Health Directorate

Information about advance care planning and links to the Respecting Patient Choices® program

The Respecting Patient Choices® program at the Canberra Hospital

This program can provide information, resources and assistance to people wanting to do advance care planning and/or Enduring Power of Attorney documentation. They can be contacted on (02) 6244 3344 or email: rpc@act.gov.au